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Urgent Action Alert: Robert Holsey

UPDATE: After a three hour delay, Robert Holsey was executed on December 9th, 2014. Please ask Governor Deal to grant clemency to Robert Holsey, due to be executed today in Georgia. Attorneys for Robert Holsey, an inmate on death row in... MORE

Urgent Action Alert: Scott Panetti

Urgent Action Alert: Scott Panetti

Update: Less than 12 hours before Mr. Scott Panetti’s scheduled execution, a federal appeals court ordered Texas to stay the execution to give Mr. Panetti’s lawyers more time to argue that an execution would be unconstitutional. We need to keep... MORE

Responding to the Pope’s call- What can I do?

Responding to the Pope’s call- What can I do?

By Adrienne Walsh In October, Pope Francis called on all Christians and people of good will to struggle for abolition of the death penalty. Have you found yourself asking, “What can I do to help?” Here are four easy ways... MORE

Cities for Life: Featuring Montescudaio

Cities for Life: Featuring Montescudaio

  By Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi Cities for Life Day, is celebrated every year on November 30th, it is a worldwide initiative that supports the abolition of the death penalty. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now part of Italy) was the... MORE

Lenten Family Day Workshop

Lenten Family Day Workshop

CMN is proud to introduce a brand new Lenten Family Day Workshop created by Mae Richardson. Through the themes of prayer, fasting and almsgiving activities, family units can choose specific and concrete ways to address issues of Justice, mercy and... MORE

Ohio Catholics at Forefront of Efforts to End Executions

Ohio Catholics at Forefront of Efforts to End Executions

Ohioans to Stop Executions (OTSE) was co-founded by the Catholic Conference of Ohio in 1988 and has primarily focused on raising awareness about state executions and helping litigators with strategic communications during clemency campaigns. Now the organization and its allies... MORE

Join in Responding to Pope Francis' Call

Join in Responding to Pope Francis’ Call

See how people responded to the Pope’s statement on Oct 26th! Join the conversation yourself and let your voice be... MORE

Making A Difference in the Struggle to End Executions in Ohio

Making A Difference in the Struggle to End Executions in Ohio

Lauren Farrell, Campus Ministry Associate at Corpus Christi University Parish Here in the Diocese of Toledo there is a strong network of groups and parishes working on various aspects of social justice and criminal justice reform. Corpus Christi University Parish,... MORE

Actively Working to End the Death Penalty in Delaware: A Message from Father Roger DiBuo

Actively Working to End the Death Penalty in Delaware: A Message from Father Roger DiBuo

By Father Roger DiBuo Parishioners at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Bear, Delaware are proud to play a supporting and active role in the Delaware Repeal Projects’ effort to advance legislation to end the use of the death penalty... MORE

Mobilizing to Pass Delaware’s Death Penalty Repeal Legislation in 2015

Mobilizing to Pass Delaware’s Death Penalty Repeal Legislation in 2015

by Abraham Bonowitz Abraham Bonowitz is a member of Catholic Mobilizing Networks Advisory Board  The Delaware Repeal Project (DE Repeal), a coalition of 29 partner organizations in Delaware, educates Delawareans about the problems of the death penalty system and leads the campaign... MORE